Don’t Yuck Someone’s Like

I can't figure out where I heard "Don't yuck someone's like" but I think it's BRILLIANT! This is something we all need to be better about… Even me. There are plenty of times I say 'Yuck' out of reflex. Like while watching a video or talking to someone about alternative food sources—crickets for dinner? Yuck! … Continue reading Don’t Yuck Someone’s Like

Fill-In Friday #7

It's Fill-in Friday! This idea is an old-school blog tag. It has long been defunct but I think it's such a fun and easy way to get to know people and to share. So, I am bringing it back! Here is how it works, each Friday I post five (5) phrases/sentences with blanks for you … Continue reading Fill-In Friday #7

Hedgehog Bookmark

In honor of the crush (Jazmine) and Mr. Cool (Jorge) in Crush by Svetlana Chmakova, I made this cute hedgehog bookmark for my further reading pleasure! Bookmark tutorial by Andreja.       P.S. Being Erica is now part of Amazon Prime! I foresee hours of binging.

Make Room for the New

Sometimes you have to give up a dream (or two) to make room for a new one to take root. It's kind of like gardening. You have to weed and prune to make room for new growth. It's never easy. I've been thinking about that a lot lately and every time I think, it's like … Continue reading Make Room for the New

Facts, Opinions, and Instincts

I like to write in pencil (a mechanical pencil). Something not permanent. This strikes me as odd, I'm so confident (sometimes) in the words I'm speaking—sometimes to my own detriment. And yet, when I write, I want to be able to erase or write 'lightly' so my words can easily be rubbed out. Considering some … Continue reading Facts, Opinions, and Instincts